Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Sun, 05/06/2012 - 19:10
G4S has been severely criticized for its operations in the occupied Palestinian territories and in prisons and detention centers in Israel. Recently, Palestinian organizations called for action against G4S for its role in Israeli prisons.
Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Tue, 04/17/2012 - 13:26
Palestinian prisoners launch a mass hunger strike on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day - the day of the expected release of former hunger striker Khader Adnan. Amnesty International joins the events with a global Twitter campaign.
Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 14:22
The Public Committee Against Torture (PCATI) submitted two group complaints to the Israeli authorities after 29 Palestinian women testified about their ill-treatment and torture by the Shabak and Israeli soldiers last year.
Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 14:47
The Israeli Prison Service has transferred about 80 political prisoners from Gilboa prison section 4 to Nafha prison in the Naqab located in the sotuh of Israel. The transfer follows a recent solidarity hunger strike undertaken by the prisoners. Addameer’s Sahar Francis comments that the practice of transferring political prisoners is often used by Israel to repress organizing amongst Palestinian prisoners.
Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 20:20
The Public Committee against Torture in Israel (PCATI) reveals how Israel has evaded criminal investigations into all 701 complaints of torture and ill-treatment. Meanwhile the torture and ill-treatment of Palestinian detainees continues.